Welcome Back!Sign in here:

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 269,549 strong:

Register Today!

Want to Taste 7 Unusually Great Wine & Food Pairings?

310,137Wine Reviews
269,549Members
30Seconds to join

Momo Organic Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Wine Review

Momo Organic Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Momo Organic Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 8

  Add My Review


Price: $19.95

Drink: 2019-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Organic wine


Winery: Momo

Agent: Dionysus Wines & Spirits Ltd.

Natalie's Score:

Access Natalie's Tasting Notes, Ratings and Food Pairings

Purchase a subscriptionUnlock Natalie's wine review, notes scores and pairings for this wine by upgrading your membership to become a Paid Member. Start drinking better wine tonight!
 

This Momo Organic Sauvignon Blanc 2016 was reviewed on May 17, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2015  2014  2013  2013  2012 

  Add New Vintage

Pricing & Stock Information

StoreStock    
CORNWALL & TRAFALGAR188 Add
YONGE & SUMMERHILL152 Add
EGLINTON & LAIRD141 Add
QUEEN & COXWELL (THE BEACH)105 Add
INNES & TENTH LINE69 Add
See More Edit
  • BCLDB
  • 422816
  • $12.56 
  • Check Stock

Reviews and Ratings

Carolyn Hetke rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Pale, almost clear lemon in the glass. An enticing nose, full of promise- salinity, asparagus and garrigue. The palate delivers with herbal, grassy notes. Acidity is zesty but balanced. Long, lingering finish. Everything you would want from a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Great Value. Pair with oysters, scallops, feta cheese. Tasted April 2019. www.thewineloverskitchen.com
Craig Haynes WSET 3 for wine rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Seresin Estate practices organic and biodynamic viticulture so it is no surprise that it produces an organic sauvignon blanc. From the 2016 Momo Organic, anticipate pronounced aromas including white flowers, white peach and sea stones. On the palate, expect lime to take the lead and to stay on as the finish.
Andrea Shapiro - Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Naturally fermented with wild yeasts and six months on lees, this fresh Organic, Sauvignon Blanc is a pretty pale lemon green colour - with grassy, lime zest, snow peas, gooseberry, grapefruit, kiwi skin and a flint-driven stony essence. Flavours reflect this alongside nectarine stone fruit, cooked asparagus and lemon citrus notes with an herbal cilantro characteristic lingering into the finish. Bright acidity allows for a crisp, clean classically mouthwatering. Would be a nice accompaniment with anything from the sea, or spring rolls. 90 points
Lori Sweet rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Off-dry with a very pronounced floral bouquet. Best served cold. Medium finish.
Daniel O'Keefe rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Broad nose showing lemon, pineapple, lemon grass, boxwood, and lemon skin. Quite crisp and clean, extra dry, and refreshing. Palate contributes lemon and steely minerality before tomato leaf moves in on the finish. Very typical and true to style. Do up some shellfish with lemon and garlic or toss a grilled chicken and goat cheese salad.
Melanie Lloyd - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

An organic Sauvignon Blanc with aromas of peach, cantaloupe, and tropical fruit with notes of freshly mowed grass, mineral notes, chalk, and white peppercorn.
Medium-bodied and dry on the palate with flavours of lemon, granny smith apple and orchard fruit.

Pair with salty tempura fried appetizers.

Tasted at the Pure Discovery New Zealand Wine event in Ottawa May 2019.
Momo 2016 is a vibrant, zesty New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, South Island. This wine is certified organic and suitable for vegetarians and vegans meaning no dairy products or eggs were used in the production of this wine. Look for ripe peach, bell pepper and green herb flavours on this made-for-food Sauvignon Blanc. Drink now. - Community Wine Reviews

If you liked the Momo Organic Sauvignon Blanc 2016, you might also like these wines:

WANT TO LEARN HOW TO

PAIR WINE
& FOOD?

Join me in a free online video class to learn the secrets to perfect pairings.

Wine of the Week

As featured on  

CTV Wine of the Week!

Storia Antica Red Wine
Ripasso Valpolicella Superiore 2016,
Veneto D.O.C. ...

Natalie MacLean

Canada's Most Quoted Wine Writer

Natalie MacLean is editor of Canada's largest wine review web site, publishing hundreds of wine reviews every week for more than 269,549 members.

She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, the second was named one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year. Get access to all of her reviews today by becoming a member of her site.

FEEL LOST IN THE

LCBO?

Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times

GOT A SMARTPHONE?

Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.

GET NAT'S APP

Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a fiesty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  
Winner World's Best Drink Writer
Four-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award